Nonviolent Communication Companion Workbook, 2nd Edition: A Practical Guide for Individual, Group, or Classroom Study

Nonviolent Communication Companion Workbook, 2nd Edition: A Practical Guide for Individual, Group, or Classroom Study

by Lucy Leu
Nonviolent Communication Companion Workbook, 2nd Edition: A Practical Guide for Individual, Group, or Classroom Study

Nonviolent Communication Companion Workbook, 2nd Edition: A Practical Guide for Individual, Group, or Classroom Study

by Lucy Leu

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Overview

 The complementary workbook to Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life, which has sold more than 5,000,000 copies

Learning the Nonviolent Communication (NVC) process has often been equated with learning a whole new way of thinking and speaking. The NVC Companion Workbook helps you easily put these powerful, effective skills into practice with chapter-by-chapter study of Marshall Rosenberg's cornerstone text, Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life. Find a wealth of activities, exercises, and facilitator suggestions to refine and practice this powerful way of communicating. Join the hundreds of thousands worldwide who have improved their relationships and their lives with this simple yet revolutionary process. Included in the new edition is a complete chapter on conflict resolution and mediation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781892005298
Publisher: PuddleDancer Press
Publication date: 09/01/2015
Series: Nonviolent Communication Guides
Edition description: Second Edition, Second edition
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 87,785
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Lucy Leu is the former board president of the Center for Nonviolent Communication (CNVC.org), a Certified NVC Trainer, the editor of the bestselling Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life, and cocreator of the NVC Toolkit for Facilitators (NVCToolkit.org). She also helped create the Freedom Project, bringing NVC training to prison inmates to support their reintegration into society (FreedomProjectSeattle.org). She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Table of Contents

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xiii

Part I Using This Workbook 1

Purpose of This Workbook 3

Suggestions for Use of This Workbook 4

Part II Practicing Alone 7

Part III Practicing Together 11

A Creating a Practice Group 13

B Remembering Our Purpose and Taking Time 15

C Leading the Practice Circle 17

D "What We Value in a Practice Group Leader" 22

E Making Rules 24

F Inviting Feedback 26

G Conflicts in the Group 27

H Embracing Conflict: Reminders 41

I Forms of Group Interaction 42

J Suggestions for Structuring an Empathy Session 45

K Suggestions for Structuring a Role-Play 49

Part IV Exercises: Assignments, Leader's Guide, and Sample Responses 51

1 Exercises for the Chapter: Giving From the Heart 55

One: Individual Assignments 55

One: Leader's Guide 59

One: Sample Responses to Leader's Guide 62

2 Exercises for the Chapter: Communication That Blocks Compassion 63

Two: Individual Assignments 63

Two: Leader's Guide 65

Two: Sample Responses to Leader's Guide 68

3 Exercises for the Chapter: Observing Without Evaluating 71

Three: Individual Assignments 71

Three: Leader's Guide 73

Three: Sample Responses to Leader's Guide 76

4 Exercises for the Chapter: Identifying and Expressing Feelings 79

Four: Individual Assignments 79

Four: Leader's Guide 81

Four: Sample Responses to Leader's Guide 84

5 Exercises for the Chapter: Taking Responsibility for Our Feelings 85

Five: Individual Assignments 85

Five: Leader's Guide 88

Five: Sample Responses to Leader's Guide 92

6 Exercises for the Chapter: Requesting That Which Would Enrich Life 95

Six: Individual Assignments 95

Six: Leader's Guide 97

Six: Sample Responses to Leader's Guide 100

7 Exercises for the Chapter: Receiving Empathically 103

Seven: Individual Assignments 103

Seven: Leader's Guide 107

Seven: Sample Responses to Leader's Guide 109

8 Exercises for the Chapter: The Power of Empathy 111

Eight: Individual Assignments 111

Eight: Leader's Guide 116

Eight: Sample Responses to Leader's Guide 119

9 Exercises for the Chapter: Connecting Compassionately With Ourselves 121

Nine: Individual Assignments 121

Nine: Leader's Guide 127

Nine: Sample Responses to Leader's Guide 131

10 Exercises for the Chapter: Expressing Anger Fully 133

Ten: Individual Assignments 133

Ten: Leader's Guide 139

Ten: Sample Responses to Leader's Guide 141

11 Exercises for the Chapter: Conflict Resolution and Mediation 143

Eleven: Individual Assignments 143

Eleven: Leader's Guide 151

Eleven: Sample Responses 156

12 Exercises for the Chapter: The Protective Use of Force 157

Twelve: Individual Assignments 157

Twelve: Leader's Guide 161

Twelve: Sample Responses to Leader's Guide 163

13 Exercises for the Chapter: Liberating Ourselves and Counseling Others 165

Thirteen: Individual Assignments 165

Thirteen: Leader's Guide 168

Thirteen: Sample Responses to Leader's Guide 171

14 Exercises for the Chapter: Expressing Appreciation in NVC 173

Fourteen: Individual Assignments 173

Fourteen: Leaders' Guide 176

Fourteen: Sample Responses to Leaders' Guide 180

Appendices 183

1 Suggestions for Further Practice of NVC 185

2 Feelings Lists 189

3 Universal Needs List 193

4 SSTOP! Being Sabotaged by Anger 195

5 Individual Feedback Form 197

6 Group Feedback Form 199

7 NVC Process Tracking Chart 201

8 Further Resources 203

The Four-Part Nonviolent Communication Process 211

Some Basic Feelings and Needs We All Have 212

About Nonviolent Communication 213

About PuddleDancer Press 214

About the Center for Nonviolent Communication 215

Trade Books From PuddleDancer Press 216

Trade Booklets From PuddleDancer Press 224

About the Author 226

What People are Saying About This

Deepak Chopra

Nonviolent Communication connects soul to soul, creating a lot of healing. Nonviolent Communication provides us with the most effective tools to foster health and relationships.

Vicki Robin

In this book you will find an amazingly effective language for saying what's on your mind and in your heart.

John Gray

Nonviolent Communication transforms potential conflicts into peaceful dialogues.

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